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Byrnes escapes with season-opening win over Greer

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Saturday, August 18, 2018

DUNCAN ­ – The Byrnes Rebels came back with the game’s final two touchdowns to overcome the Greer Yellow Jackets, 39-26, Friday night in both team’s high school football’s opening game.

Nijaw Crouch recovered a fumble by teammate Jaxon Youngblood and ran it 34 yards for a touchdown with 5:03 left in the third quarter to give the Rebels a 31-26 lead over Greer. Clayton Crile’s kick put Byrnes ahead 32-26.

Byrnes added insurance points when quarterback B.J. Peake connected with Ben Henson on a 68-yard touchdown. Crile’s extra point made the final margin with 11:28 left in the game.

The Yellow Jackets went toe-to-toe with the Rebels in the first half, trailing 25-19. But Greer scored first in the third quarter when Dre Williams ran for a 9-yard score to tied the game at 25. Placekicker Edwin Sales point after kick was good to give the Yellow Jackets a 26-25 lead.

Greer would be held scoreless the remainder of the game.

The Yellow Jackets outgained Byrnes in total yardage, 83 plays/419 yards versus the Rebels’ 53-386 ouput.

Dre Williams of Greer scored three touchdowns and led all rushers with 258 yards on 30 carriers for an 8.6 yards average. Williams also returned a punt 96 yards for a touchdown.

Trey Houston completed 18 of 31 pass attempts for 151 yards. Houston has not thrown an interception as a varsity starting quarterback, including all games last year.

BJ Peake had an outstanding game as Byrnes quarterback completing 19 of 31 pass attempts for three TDs and 321 yards. Ben Henson (68 yard scoring play), Braylin Johnson (48 yards) and TJ Young (6 yards) caught TD passes.

Henson caught 10 passes for 158 yards.

SCORE BY QUARTERS  1   2   3   4   OT  TOTAL
(V) Greer 12 7 7 0 0 26
(H) Byrnes 14 11 7 7 0 39
Team Qtr. Time   Scoring Play Conversion Plays/Yds Score

BHS 1 11:36      BJ PEAKE Passes to Braylin JOHNSON COMPLETE TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:36 48 yds PAT Kick by Clayton CRILE GOOD. 3 / 70 0 - 7
GHS 1 10:43      Dre Williams Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 10:43 78 yds PAT Kick by Edwin Sales NO Good 2 / 82 6 - 7
BHS 1 04:08      BJ PEAKE Passes to TJ YOUNG COMPLETE TOUCHDOWN, clock 04:08 6 yds PAT Kick by Clayton CRILE GOOD. 8 / 75 6 - 14
GHS 1 03:56      Kickoff by Clayton CRILE from BHS 40 for 56 yards returned by Dre Williams TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:56 96 yds PAT Run by Dre Williams NO Good 0 / 0 12 - 14
GHS 2 09:11      Dre Williams Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:11 46 yds PAT Kick by Edwin Sales GOOD. 11 / 91 19 - 14
BHS 2 04:18      Clayton CRILE 34 yard Field Goal attempt GOOD, clock 04:18   5 / 9 19 - 17
BHS 2 02:13      Mike JENKINS Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:13 2 yds PAT Pass from BJ PEAKE to Braylin JOHNSON GOOD. 3 / 25 19 - 25
GHS 3 07:37      Dre Williams Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:37 9 yds PAT Kick by Edwin Sales GOOD. 13 / 80 26 - 25
BHS 3 05:03      Jaxon Youngblood Carries(Hand Off) fumble(LOST), recovered by Nijaw CROUCH for -34 yards -34 yds TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:03 1 yds PAT Kick by Clayton CRILE GOOD. 0 / 0 26 - 32
BHS 4 11:28      BJ PEAKE Passes to Ben HENSON COMPLETE TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:28 68 yds PAT Kick by Clayton CRILE GOOD. 6 / 68 26 - 39


TEAM STATISTICS

ITEAM GHS BHS
  (VISITOR) (HOME)
Score 26 39
First Downs 25 16
Rushes / Yards (Net) 51 / 268 22 / 65
Passing Yards (Net) 151 321
Passes -- Att / Comp / Int 32/18/0 31/19/0
Total Offensive Plays / Yards 83 / 419 53 / 386
Fumble Returns / Yards 0 / 0 1 / 1
Punt Returns / Yards 2 / 0 1 / 10
Kickoff Returns / Yards 5 / 128 5 / 109
Interception Returns / Yards 0 / 0 0 / 0
Punts (Number/Average) 2 / 39.5 4 / 39.8
Fumbles / Lost 3 / 3 3 / 2
Penalties / Yards 6 / 50 9 / 85
Possession Time 30:31 17:29

GHS INDIVIDUAL LEADERS BHS
 
RushingAttNetTDLgAvg
Dre Williams 30 258 3 78 8.6
Trey Houston 16 45 0 14 2.8
Zeph Cox 2 8 0 7 4.0
Cameron Martin 2 -9 0 4 -4.5
RushingAttNetTDLgAvg
Mike Jenkins 8 43 1 25 5.4
BJ Peake 8 22 0 19 2.8
Ben Henson 1 4 0 4 4.0
Zachh Davis 1 2 0 2 2.0
 
PassingAttCompIntYdsTDLg
Trey Houston 31 18 0 151 0 24
TEAM 1 0 0 0 0 0
PassingAttCompIntYdsTDLg
BJ Peake 31 19 0 321 3 68
 
Passing ReceivingNoYardsTDLg
Dre Williams 6 49 0 18
Matthew Huff 3 40 0 24
Cameron Martin 3 20 0 16
Miller DeArmond 2 26 0 20
Passing ReceivingNoYardsTDLg
Ben Henson 10 158 1 68
Braylin Johnson 4 92 1 48
Kris Byrd 2 48 0 37
TJ Young 2 10 1 6
 
PuntingNoYardsAvgTBI20Lg
Jaxon Youngblood 2 79 39.5 0 0 47
PuntingNoYardsAvgTBI20Lg
Clayton Crile 4 159 39.8 0 1 44
 
Punt ReturnsNo.YardsTDLg
Cameron Martin 1 0 0 0
Dre Williams 1 0 0 0
Punt ReturnsNo.YardsTDLg
TJ Young 1 10 0 10
 
Kick ReturnsNoYardsTDLg
Dre Williams 1 96 1 96
Cameron Martin 1 15 0 15
Kick ReturnsNoYardsTDLg
Zachh Davis 5 109 0 26

 

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